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Utah Men's Tennis Heads to Denver, Colo.

Senior Devin Lane and the Utes head to Denver, Colorado.

Senior Devin Lane and the Utes head to Denver, Colorado.

Feb. 10, 2014

Match Information
Match Up: Utah (7-1) at No. 52 Denver (4-2, 1-0 The Summit League)
Date: Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
First Serve: 5 p.m. MT
Location: Denver, Colo.
Court: Colorado Athletic Club - Monaco
Coverage: Live Stats

Match Up: Utah (7-1) vs. DePaul (1-3, 0-1 Big East)
Date: Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014
First Serve: 4:30 p.m. MT
Location: Denver, Colo.
Court: Colorado Athletic Club - Monaco

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No. 52 Denver Pioneers
The Pioneers return to action after an easily-netted 7-0 victory on the road in conference play. Their top player, Henry Craig, is currently ranked 83rd while going 3-2 from the No. 1 singles position. Craig teams up with Diogo Rocha in doubles competition for an undefeated 5-0 record at the top doubles spot and a ranking of 32nd.

Last Time against Denver
The Utes battled the 52nd-ranked Pioneers point-for-point, but ultimately lost by a score of 4-3. Utah netted the doubles point in two sets while Alejandro Medinilla and Devin Lane managed victories in singles action from the Nos. 5 and 6 slots, respectively.

DePaul Blue Demons
The Blue Demons most recently were swept at No. 40 Columbia and haven't recorded a win since January. Paul John holds DePaul's best dual-match record from the No. 4 singles spot at 3-1. Saturday will mark the first meeting between Utah and DePaul.

Team and Individual Notes
Quick Hits

  • Junior Slim Hamza has made his return to the ITA National Rankings at No. 87. It marks the first time since the Sept. 6 preseason rankings that Hamza is nationally ranked. The Ute is currently 6-1 from the No. 1 singles position and 12-3 overall.
  • Utah currently holds .857 winning percentages at four of the six singles positions. They are also 36-9, a .800 winning percentage, in dual-matches.
  • Three Utes have strung together four-match winning streaks, including senior Lane, junior Cedric Willems, and sophomore Matt Cowley.
  • Lane and fellow senior Ben Tasevac have yet to lose a doubles match.
     

     

    Last Time on the Court
    Utah bounced back from its first loss of the season Friday against No. 45 Boise State with back-to-back sweeps of Utah State and Seattle Saturday.
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